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The creation of a blockbuster drug

NPR’s All Things Considers documents the creation of the blockbuster drug Fosamax.  Physicians use Fosamax to treat patients with osteoporosis and the less severe osteopenia.  To summarize what took place: Pharmaceutical companies start lobbying to expand Medicare coverage for bone density tests. Medicare expands coverage to include bone density tests. Physicians purchase equipment to test […]

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